It’s no secret that video is shifting the way we consume social media. Brands, celebrities, and artists use video as a way to share their story and communicate with the world, whether it be through Stories or in-feed. And audiences are straight up loving it. (Don’t just take our word for it! For all the data behind what makes video so irresistible, pop over to our State of Social Video report to see what Gen Z and Millennials are dishing on the secret to great social content.)
Naturally, VidMob is all about motion, so we’re suckers for video too. Whether it be C4D, cinemagraphs, motion graphics, or good old-fashioned editing chops, we love perusing Instagram to discover the amazing and exciting ways artists are pushing the limits of our imagination with video.
And after all that scrolling, we realized it was time we shared the wealth. Below you’ll find a collection of our favorite Instagram accounts for video that will leave you feeling the feels, beautifully mind boggled, and totally amped—all at once. Get your ’gram ready…
Here are the top ten IG feeds you need to follow for out-of-this-world video:
Ari Fararooy is a beyond talented video editor that manages a production team in Los Angeles, producing original and bold content for a range of artists and brands. He’s worked alongside major brands including Coachella, Apple, and the Golden Globes, just to name a few, and his page also features A-list celebrities like Martin Garrix and Seth Meyers.
Looking for some trippy graphics and colorful movement? Art director and 3D illustrator Antonio Tudisco is your guy. The German-born and -raised artist started his work on Adobe at a young age and, by the time he turned 18, was getting major projects and requests from clients like BMW, MTV, and more. His brightly colored videos and morphed human-like creations are sure to put a dose of delicious in your feed. (We’ve also featured him on our own Instagram!)
Flixelphotos is the hub when it comes to cinemagraphs. Flixel Cinemagraph® Pro is a pro-level tool for cinemagraphs, and is used by photographers, editors, and more. Featuring artists and their creations of everything from pizza to Pharrell, this Instagram account brings life to still frames with subtle eye-catching movement.
Plsur is a digital art curator with nearly 60,000 Instagram followers. His work features 3D-motion graphics and beyond-talented artists from all over the world. Plus, his diverse profile and unique posts are a well of inspiration that’s sure to fit any kind of creative inclination.
Rachel Ryle is an illustrator, animator, and storyteller. Her sweet videos feature art in action with crazy-cool stop motion animation and illustrations that tell an entire story in a mere 15 seconds. This self-taught artist has been rated on MTV and BuzzFeed as the number one account to follow on Instagram. Warning: may bring major joy to your in-feed.
Looking for the dark side of video? Super Sequential is a content curator that features contemporary-style video in darker hues with signature techno-based, futuristic movements. The artists he features are all masterminds of 3D, After Effects, and more. (P.S. turn on the sound for this post!)
Foodies rejoice. There’s no doubt a good food Instagram can leave your mouth watering. And better yet, @buzzfeedtasty, the geniuses behind the hands-in-pan video trend also shows you how to make their sweet and savory treats! They also feature trending bakeries and restaurants from around the country. We have no doubt they’ll leave you hungry for more.
Adventure awaits. It’s no surprise the GoPro technology company has curated the wildest content when it comes to the outdoors. Their page showcases pictures and videos from all over the world, from skydivers to skaters. GoPro’s stunning feed will (hopefully) inspire your inner badass.
Filmmaker fanatic that loves to be behind the scenes? Meet Shane Hurlbut. Hurlbut is a director of photography, an American cinematographer, a member of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences—not to mention he’s also crazy creative. He has over 25 feature films, and his feed features behind-the-scenes clips of what it takes to get those movie-maker shots.
Last, but most certainly not least, is Austin, Texas-born artist and animator Hayden Zezula. Currently living in NYC, Hayden specializes in animation, creative direction, and branding. His pastel-colored feed is filled with simple yet elaborate animations that’ll leave your brain wanting more.
Did your favorite video account make the list? Let us know in the comments below! And don’t forget to check out VidMob’s Instagram for a steady stream of ground-breaking content, eye-popping video, and updates on all that creativity can do for you.